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How to write good IELTS essay introductions


Your introduction must be something that grabs the attention of the readerand draws him/her to read on. Here are some ways to write a good essay introduction with sample.

Using startling factsTopic: Say No To Cigarettes

Statistics show that a startling 39% of the Malaysian population smoke. Of this number, about one third are youths below the age of 21. If these numbers are anything to go by, then smoking is a serious problems that needs to be nipped in the bud

Using dialogueTopic: A person I Admire

“Don’t forget to get the car checked.” Those were the last words I ever heard from Dad. I was only eighteen then, with a week-old driving licence and eager to paint the town red with my new Volks.

Using an anecdoteTopic: Cyber Cafes

It started quite innocently. Tan went to the cyber café one day to do some research for his school project. Once there, he was introduced to the world of online-games and chatting. Thus began his addiction to the place. His one hour per-day routine gradually grew to a few hours. This is not an isolated case. Many school children in Malaysia are drawn to cyber cafes and are willing to skip school to feed their urge for a few hours of games and fun.

Using QuestionsTopic: We Are What We Eat

Do you realize that three out of every 10 people on earth are obese? Obesity today is considered one of the major problems in the country. Unless we control what we eat, soon, the number of obese people in the country will increase to an even more alarming figure.

Using a definitionTopic: Recycling

Recycling is a process whereby waste products such as glass, paper and plastic are broken down and made into new products. In our country, recycling is not a new thing .However, a lot still has to be done to make it a common practice in every household

Using a quotationTopic: My Mother

They say behind every man is a woman, and so it is with my family. While my father slogged away the hours at his office, Mum stayed at home, holding the fort, and practically raised us single-handedly

Using a general statementTopic: Examination Blues

In recent years, there has been a worrying trend of teenage stress. Although it happens more in countries like Japan and China, the problem exists in our country. One of the reasons for this is examination



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